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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Lillard scores 61 and Blazers beat Warriors 129-124 in OT

Jan. 21, 2020 2:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After setting a Portland record with 61 points, Damian Lillard knew exactly who held the old mark. He did. Lillard topped his own franchise scoring high Monday night in the Trail Blazers' 129-124 overtime victory against the Golden State Warriors. He also established a team best with...

Orlando Magic's Markelle Fultz, left, shoots past Golden State Warriors' Omari Spellman, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

D'Angelo Russell shines, Warriors end 10-game losing streak

Jan. 18, 2020 11:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With wins so hard to come by for the injury-plagued Warriors, every one means a little more now to coach Steve Kerr. The Golden State of old just expected to pile up victories — and now things are completely the opposite with Kevin Durant having departed for Brooklyn and Splash...

Golden State Warriors and former Washington State guard Klay Thompson speaks as the school retired his jersey number during halftime of an NCAA college basketball game between Washington State and Oregon State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

WSU wins on day it retires Klay Thompson's jersey

Jan. 18, 2020 8:35 PM EST

PULLLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Whenever Isaac Bonton drained a 3-pointer or dished out an assist, NBA and Washington State great Klay Thompson was on his feet, cheering on the young point guard. Thompson ended up spending a lot of time on his feet as Bonton scored a career-high 34 points and Washington State beat...

Denver Nuggets' Malik Beasley celebrates a score against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Nuggets send Warriors to 10th straight loss, 134-131 in OT

Jan. 17, 2020 2:46 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Playing the second half of a back-to-back and without three injured starters, the Denver Nuggets needed a boost from their bench and pair of late free throws from Malik Beasley to extend Golden State's longest losing streak in nearly 18 years. Beasley made two free throws with 8.9...

Dallas Mavericks' Dwight Powell, left, passes the ball away from Golden State Warriors' Omari Spellman (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Powell, Doncic lead Mavericks past beat-up Warriors 124-97

Jan. 15, 2020 1:51 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dwight Powell and the Dallas Mavericks had little time to relish another impressive win against the Warriors on the road. It's off to the next stop on a back-to-back in Northern California — a meeting with the Kings in Sacramento on Wednesday. Powell scored 21 points and was...

Stanford forward Spencer Jones (14) shoots against Washington State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

Stanford keeps up mastery of Washington State with 88-62 win

Jan. 11, 2020 9:01 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Freshman Tyrell Terry’s day started with a loss and then got significantly better. Terry, a Minnesota Vikings fan, scored a season-high 22 points and had six rebounds in helping Stanford win for the seventh time in eight games, an 88-62 victory over Washington State on...

Detroit Pistons' Bruce Brown, left, looks to shoot against Golden State Warriors' Jacob Evans (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Pistons snap three-game losing streak, beat Warriors 111-104

Jan. 5, 2020 12:16 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In search of better starts after halftime, Detroit coach Dwane Casey turned to Derrick Rose to direct the offense starting out the third quarter. That veteran presence made quite a difference for the Pistons the rest of the way. Andre Drummond had 14 points and 18 rebounds before...

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Robert Covington (33) and center Gorgui Dieng (5) defend against Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee (1) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Timberwolves shut down Warriors, 99-84

Jan. 3, 2020 12:24 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With the stars still out, the supporting cast stepped up again for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Shabazz Napier and Robert Covington each scored 20 points to help the Timberwolves beat the Golden State Warriors 99-84 on Thursday night in a matchup of injury-ravaged teams. Napier scored 20...

San Antonio Spurs' DeMar DeRozan, right, and Golden State Warriors' Marquese Chriss chase the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

DeRozan, Spurs escape Warriors in overtime, 117-113

Dec. 31, 2019 11:15 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors are experiencing a level of mediocrity unseen in the tenures of their veteran coaches. Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr aren't letting their teams throw in the towel. That was abundantly clear as they battled into overtime. DeMar DeRozan had...

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) and teammate forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (4) celebrate after defeating the Dallas Mavericks in NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

The NBA on Christmas: Things to know about league showcase

Dec. 25, 2019 9:28 AM EST

A six-pack of Christmas nuggets to know going into this year’s slate of showcase NBA games on the holiday: Boston at Toronto, Milwaukee at Philadelphia, Houston at Golden State, the Los Angeles Clippers at the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans at Denver. HELLO, TORONTO It’s not a rule, but the NBA...